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Clarifi Goes Back to the AAP

We were excited to once again be a part of the American Academy of Pediatrics annual conference this past October. The conference brings in about 10,000 pediatric medical professionals from all over the globe interested in learning about the latest and best advances in healthcare for their patients. This year, we had the opportunity to

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Clarifi Goes to Philadelphia

We were excited to be part of this year’s Family Medicine Experience in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia! The conference is held by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) each year, and is their largest annual family medicine event. The days are spent attending large keynote speaker events, educational workshops, and of course,

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What is Clarifi?

What is Clarifi? Clarifi is a biological test for autism. While a lot of progress has been made in the past few years in this field of research, we are especially excited to debut this test because it uses saliva. As opposed to other biological tests being developed, which use blood, the Clarifi autism saliva

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Autism Diagnostic Testing Costs

The cost of autism diagnostic testing can be quite expensive. Diagnosing autism spectrum disorder is not a simple process. Autism diagnostic testing involves experienced and highly-trained professionals who gather information from you, your child, your primary care provider, and sometimes even daycare provider or school counselors to determine if your child has autism. Psychiatrists and

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Can You Test for Autism During Pregnancy 

Recent research has given us further insight into what could be causing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as pesticides or just having an older father. There are even studies that have correlated risk factors as early as pregnancy, like raised hormone levels or infections in the placenta, to a child having the developmental disorder.  However,

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Can a saliva test detect autism spectrum disorder?

Can a saliva test detect autism spectrum disorder?  Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is a developmental disorder that has traditionally been detected through behavioral screening. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children be screened for developmental delays and disabilities, such as autism, at regular well-child doctor visits as young as 9

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Test for Children

With autism spectrum disorder prevalence as high as 1 in 59 children in the United States, many parents are starting to recognize the signs of developmental delay and are asking the question “is my child developing at the rate they should be?”  While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends screening for autism be done on

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Clarifi Autism Test: Ask a Scientist

Clarifi, an autism saliva test, is about to launch in the United States. This brand new autism saliva test could impact the way autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed going forward, as it is the first objective, molecular test that can aid the diagnosis of ASD.  But why is this so important? Up until now, tests

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Autism Awareness Day with the Syracuse Mets

This past weekend, baseball fans all around Syracuse, NY were able to watch their local Mets play live, without the sensory overload. We were happy to be able to bring Autism Awareness Day back to our community, with the help of our partners at Upstate Medical University. With autistic baseball fans in mind, the game

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The Science Behind the Clarifi Autism Test

There is a brand new biological test for autism on the horizon – and it’s based on molecules scientists didn’t even know existed 20 years ago. About five years ago, researchers at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY discovered that small, little known molecules in the saliva may hold the key to diagnosing autism.  Instead

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